3d printed implants

Emerging Implant Technologies Receives New FDA Clearance for 3D Printed Implants

There are several companies out there specializing in the treatment of spinal conditions using 3D printed implants, but one that stands out is Emerging Implant Technologies (EIT), a German company…

3D Printing News Briefs: January 12, 2018

We’ve got some 3D printing business and medical news to start things off in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by some interesting projects featuring 3D printing. Additive Industries has…

Hybrid Meta-Biomaterials Used to Make Better, Longer-Lasting 3D Printed Hip Implants

3D printing is increasingly seeing applications using biomaterials and metamaterials – and now with a new meta-biomaterial. A team of researchers from TU Delft developed the hybrid materials – essentially the biomedical variant…

Save on Admission to Additive Manufacturing Strategies Summit by Registering Now

In the 3D printing world, conference season never really stops. CES begins next week, and 3DPrint.com will be there to get a look at all the newest technology being introduced…

ITRI Researchers Develop 3D Printed Bone Specifically for Ethnically Chinese People

People of different ethnicities can be differentiated by visible physical characteristics, but in some cases, people from different parts of the world have physical differences on the inside, as well,…

New Partnerships for Renishaw, Dassault Systèmes Center on Digital Technology

The ADT Foundation was founded in 2010 as an organization dedicated to advancing education in the field of head and neck reconstruction – particularly involving digital technology. One of its main…

Custom 3D Printed Ossicular Prostheses Could Improve Treatment for Patients with Conductive Hearing Loss

Today is the last day of this year’s Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Annual Meeting, and we’ve been hearing a lot of announcements regarding 3D printing technology from the event,…

Bernese Mountain Dog Receives 3D Printed Patient-Specific Implant

Humans are the only animals that take on pets and the profound connections that we develop with our animal companions mean that we want to do everything in our power…

Until November 15, Register for 3D Printing in Medicine and Dentistry Summit at a Discounted Rate

Most people still think of paralysis as something irreversible – but that’s not necessarily the case anymore thanks to new medical technology, including 3D printing. Recently, a Chinese man found…

Medacta’s 3DMetal Tibial Cones Used Successfully in Surgeries

Knee replacement surgery can give people their mobility back and allow them to live without pain, but sometimes, after several years, knee replacements can fail, resulting in more pain and…

Discounted Rates Still Available for Additive Manufacturing Strategies Summit on Medical and Dental 3D Printing

By now, most people are at least marginally familiar with 3D printing – they’ve heard of it, and they know that it’s doing more important things than just churning out…

TU Delft Researchers 3D Print “Some of the Most Complex Shape-Shifting Ever Reported” with Ultimaker 3D Printer and PLA

IKEA furniture is, for the most part, pretty easy to assemble. But it could be easier – imagine ordering flat-packed furniture from a place like IKEA, opening it, and watching…

Just In Time Implants: New Australian Project Will Use 3D Printing and Robotic Surgery in Bone Cancer Treatment

Global medical device manufacturing company Stryker fully committed to 3D printing technology in 2016, and over the past year has been making good on that commitment, with new partnerships and…

3D Printed Composite Sternum and Rib Cage Implanted for the First Time in the US

Chondrosarcoma is a rare type of cancer that affects the bones and joints and is resistant to traditional cancer treatments such as chemotherapy and radiation. It requires surgical removal, and…

Johnson & Johnson Looks Toward a Future of Personalized Medicine Through 3D Printing

3D printing in healthcare is becoming, if not quite mainstream, something common enough that most people have at least heard of 3D printed prosthetics, or implants, or surgical models. The…

3D Printing Medical Devices and R&D Tax Credits

3D printers are now being used to develop the next generation of life-changing medical devices. Due to technological innovation in this field, it’s now possible to print medical devices that…

Vote for the Most Significant 3D Printed Thing in the World 2017

Soooo….a few weeks ago I released the definitive, totally unsurpassable Top 10 3D Printed Things. It turned out that sadly some mere mortals did in fact disagree with me. I’ve decided…

Materialise’s 3D Printed Titanium Maxillofacial Implants Approved for US Market

Any surgery is scary, and any patient undergoing a surgical procedure wants it to be successful, but there is a bit extra at stake for patients undergoing maxillofacial surgeries. The…

3D Scanning and 3D Printing to Fix Bone and Cartilage Defects

3D printing is changing the medical industry in multiple ways, saving lives and reducing pain and complications. Broken or diseased bones are way up there on the list of conditions…

FDA (510)k Clearance Awarded to 3D Printed Medical Implants from Camber Spine Technologies and Renovis Surgical Technologies

Following in the recent footsteps of SI-BONE’s iFuse-3D Implant and Cellular Titanium spinal implants by EIT, two more medical device companies have announced this week that they have received the all-important (510)k…

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10 Highlights of the EnvisionTEC 3D-Bioplotter’s Long Career

Last week, we took a look at what has become one of the most commonly used 3D bioprinters in the industry. The 3D-Bioplotter from EnvisionTEC has now been used in more…

Laser 3D Scanning Put to Use to Ensure Quality of 3D Printed Medical Implants

We’ve seen Nikon Metrology‘s industrial measuring systems used before to verify the structure of 3D printed metal parts, and even to help restore a historic cake replica, and a recent…

K2M Group Announces New Licensed Intellectual Property and 3D Printed Spinal Solution System

Global medical device company K2M Group Holdings, which offers solutions for a range of PLIF, TLIF, and Lateral procedures, has been pretty busy over the last year. The company provides…

EIT’s 3D Printed Cellular Titanium Spinal Implants Receive FDA Clearance

3D printing has brought advancements to the medical industry across the board, but one area that has been especially affected is the treatment of spinal conditions. 3D printing has allowed…